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Title: Series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive storage circuit

Abstract

A high-power series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive energy storage and transfer circuit includes an opening switch, a main energy storage coil, and a counterpulse capacitor. The local pulse is initiated simultaneously with the initiation of the counterpulse used to turn the opening switch off. There is no delay from command to output pulse. During the load pulse, the counterpulse capacitor is automatically charged with sufficient energy to accomplish the load counterpulse which terminates the load pulse and turns the load switch off. When the main opening switch is reclosed to terminate the load pulse, the counterpulse capacitor discharges through the load, causing a rapid, sharp cutoff of the load pulse as well as recovering any energy remaining in the load inductance. The counterpulse capacitor is recharged to its original condition by the main energy storage coil after the load pulse is over, not before it begins.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6115332
Application Number:
ON: TI85006438
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; HIGH-VOLTAGE PULSE GENERATORS; MAGNETIC ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT; DESIGN; CAPACITORS; MAGNET COILS; ELECTRIC COILS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; FUNCTION GENERATORS; PULSE GENERATORS; 420800* - Engineering- Electronic Circuits & Devices- (-1989); 250100 - Energy Storage- Magnetic

Citation Formats

Honig, E M. Series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive storage circuit. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Honig, E M. Series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive storage circuit. United States.
Honig, E M. Tue . "Series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive storage circuit". United States.
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author = {Honig, E M},
abstractNote = {A high-power series-counterpulse repetitive-pulse inductive energy storage and transfer circuit includes an opening switch, a main energy storage coil, and a counterpulse capacitor. The local pulse is initiated simultaneously with the initiation of the counterpulse used to turn the opening switch off. There is no delay from command to output pulse. During the load pulse, the counterpulse capacitor is automatically charged with sufficient energy to accomplish the load counterpulse which terminates the load pulse and turns the load switch off. When the main opening switch is reclosed to terminate the load pulse, the counterpulse capacitor discharges through the load, causing a rapid, sharp cutoff of the load pulse as well as recovering any energy remaining in the load inductance. The counterpulse capacitor is recharged to its original condition by the main energy storage coil after the load pulse is over, not before it begins.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {6}
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